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'Making a Murderer'

Quick Take 18

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Moving Up

Andy Buchanan, CFI named Director of Loss Prevention for Rexall
Michelle Jones promoted to Senior Director Asset Protection for Rite Aid
Sandy Chandler named Director, Asset Protection for Bloomingdale's
Tom Happe named Director, Loss Prevention Systems & Investigations for New York & Company
Octavio Jara named Senior Manager of U.S. Security for McDonald's
Dennis Gibbons named Shrink Control Senior Analyst for BJ's Wholesale Club


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NRF Big Show 2016

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Breaking News

Macy's is closing 68 stores, cutting 10,000 jobs

The announcement was issued alongside an unfavorable earnings report, showing comparable store sales dipped 2.1% last quarter. 

Read more in today's Daily

Black & Blue Monday
Malls Across U.S. Beef Up Security Following Day-After-Christmas Brawls

Shopping malls across the nation were taking additional security precautions last week following a string of disturbances the day after Christmas that resulted in minor injuries, evacuations and scores of arrests.  Read more

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Holiday Week Violence Surges in 2016

Robberies & Killings Doubled - Shootings Tripled

During the last week of 2016, retail violence rose dramatically over the same time period in 2015.  Read more

Violent Crime up 38% in L.A. Since Prop 47 Passed 2 yrs ago
According to statistics from the Los Angeles Police Department, robberies were up by 13%, aggravated assaults were up by 10%.  Overall, violent crime was up by 10% over last year.  Read more

Record Busting Holiday Sales Won't Stop "Significant" Store Closures

The industry is heading into 2017 with a glut of store space as shopping continues to shift online and foot traffic to malls declines, according to analysts.  Read more

December 2015 vs. December 2016: 66% jump in number of reported robberies; 48% spike over last 5 months

Comparing last December to this December reveals a stunning jump in the number of reported robberies and burglaries.

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Top Open Jobs NOW:​​

●  Kroger - VPLP  ●  CVS - VPLP 
●  Meijer - VPAP ●  Weis Markets - VPAP

D&D Daily's Most Read & Top Stories

Vector Security Solutions Spotlight

What is the Real World Smart Store?

magine an in-store shopping experience where you can swipe through a store's inventory and have items brought to you. Imagine your online experience supporting your in-store experience and vice versa. Read more

Part 2 Coming Jan. 16

at Live in NYC & In the Daily !
Top Sr. LP Appointments
Biggest Jobs Ranked

2016 LP Jobs Report

2016 ORC Report

2016 Robbery Report
2016 Retail Violent Deaths Report
  And more!

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Solutions Spotlight

Jan. 3, 2017

By Johan Paulsson

Chief Technology Officer

Axis Communications, Inc. 

On a global level the world is going through turbulent times, with conflicts, political uncertainty, an ongoing refugee crisis and a somewhat fragile economic recovery from the most recent financial downturn. At the same time, technological developments continue unabated, with high-speed networks, big data and deep learning moving beyond that initial phase of just being marketing buzzwords to enabling new and improved security offerings.

Retail Crime - More Updates Coming Soon

2016 Crime Reports

Coming Jan. 16 at Live in NYC & In the Daily 

Organized Retail Crime 

$518M in theft

1,590 cases

17 fencing operations
3,682 suspects

See Q1 & Q2 ORC reports here

Q3 ORC Report

2016 NRF ORC Study

Retail Robberies

4,152 robberies

Q2 robberies up 18.7% over Q1

Q3 Robbery Report

Top 5 Retailers (through Q3)

7-Eleven / Dollar General
CVS / Family Dollar / Walgreens

Top 5 States (through Q3)

Texas / California / Florida

Ohio / Pennsylvania

Retail Violent Deaths

339 through Q3 of 2016

Top 5 States
TX – 25  /  CA – 18
FL – 15  /  GA – 10
IN – 8

Retail LP Deaths: 3

Walmart LP executive

Food Lion security guard

1 Guard Killed

Monthly Robberies & Violence - January

  • Week 1 - 12 robberies, 13 burglaries, 1 shooting, 0 killed

Dec. - 491 robberies, 125 burglaries,  66 shootings, 32 killed


Nov. - 395 robberies, 93 burglaries,  79 shootings, 33 killed

December Robberies Up 66% as of 12-16 over LY
It's like the "Wild Wild West' Out There

In virtually every conversation we have with senior LP leaders across the nation, we hear one big dramatic difference over all the years we've been in the industry. And that is: 'They're coming in with guns drawn' & 'Everybody's got a gun'.  Read more


From Russia With Love: From elections to retailers - banks - healthcare - consumers & virtually everything tech - Russia is impacting all of us

11 million malicious emails, 160,000 infected computers, 26% of the worlds ransomware, $9M in theft, Eastern seaboard skimming of ATM's, and more all run by the Russians.  Read more


BSI Awarded Axis Communications’ 2016 Retail Partner of the Year for the Second Year in a Row

Best Security Industries (BSI) announced that it was named 2016 Retail Partner of the Year by Axis Communications at its 11th annual Axis Connect & Converge Conference (ACCC).

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Historic DOJ Case Comes to a Close

Former 7-Eleven Franchise Store Manager Sentenced
A former Long Island 7-Eleven franchise store manager was sentenced to four years in prison Wednesday for wire fraud, alien harboring and identify theft, according to officials.  Read more

Special Reports - Surveys - Studies

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ORC Leaders Series

This Week's Leader

Charles Anderson, TCORCA

Read his full leadership story



Previous Leaders

Matt Thompson, Lowe's

Ben Dugan, Walgreens

Ed Fuentues, Toys R Us

Jose Rivas, LPOC

Axel Diaz, LPOC

Read about other ORC Leaders

Top News

7-Eleven completes first month of drone deliveries to U.S. customers

7-Eleven has completed 77 autonomous drone deliveries to customer homes in the United States.  Read more

From Russia With Love - US Tops Ranks
26% of Worldwide Ransomware Attacks Hitting U.S. Targets, Study Finds

U.S. computer users are getting hit the most in the world. There are also signs that link several families of ransomware to Russia.
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ORC News

Through Q4 2016: 3,682 Suspects  - $518M

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NYPD Commissioner William Bratton - watch his speech to the LP community at Downing & Downing's annual new year's kickoff event in NYC.


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IT Pressed for Time on Breach Investigations

A survey of 108 IT and security professionals during the RSA Conference 2016 by security intelligence firm Balabit found 44% said their organization regularly fails to investigate and report on breaches in time.  Read more

Walmart is 2016 mobile retailer of the year

Walmart has had an exceptional year in 2016, and might have even gained enough traction to catch up with ecommerce giant Amazon. Read more

"Cybercrime is the greatest threat to every company in the world"

Predictions and observations provide a 30,000 foot view of the cybersecurity industry.  What's in store for the next five years.